NUST MISIS has entered the TOP-15 of Russian universities in terms of salaries for graduates working in the field of IT, taking 14th place in a ranking compiled by the Superjob research center. The ranking factors all young professionals who’ve graduated from university in the past 5 years.
On May 17th, 2018, NUST MISIS hosted African Student Union Day. Traditionally, the program consisted of artifact viewing, a concert, and a display of national cuisines. This year’s ceremony was the first with Daniel Bonner Mbil as the Chairman of the Union, and that played an important role during the proceedings.
For the first time, NUST MISIS has been included in the Times Higher Education (THE) — International Student Table 2018: top 200 universities. It was ranked 162nd. With this ranking, NUST MISIS has become one of just 5 Russian universities included in the ranking.
A research team from NUST MISIS and Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (RNRMU) has successfully conducted preclinical trials of a new anticancer drug based on magnetite nanoparticles. In the test results, the lifetime of sick mice who were given the drug was doubled. The research results have been published in Nanomedicine.
NUST MISIS will create a National Center of Technological Initiative for end-to-end “Quantum Communication” technology. The University won the Russian Venture Company contest, which was held with the Russian government’s support for the National Center of Technological Initiative. The Center’s planned financing is approximately 2 billion Rubles from now to 2020.
NUST MISIS has significantly improved its position in the Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings, rising from 163rd to 99th. The University has shown excellent results despite increasing competition: in 2014, representatives of 20 different countries participated in the ranking, but in 2018 that number increased to 50.
NUST MISIS scientists, in collaboration with colleagues from both the P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Dagestan State University, have conducted an experiment with the help of muon radiography method (a modern method of scanning the internal structure of substances) that could turn out to be substantial. The research group non-invasively scanned the hidden space underground the northwestern part of the Naryn-Kala fortress (Derbent). The team is currently processing the information from the sensors.
The Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) recognized the Russian Federation patent 2625832 as patent of the week (April 30th, 2018 to May 6th, 2018). This patent is NUST MISIS`s “Drill bit reinforced with diamond-cutting elements” development (authors: Polushin N.I., Maslov A.L., Laptev A.I., Kushkhabiev A.S., Kotelnikova O.S., Varshavskiy Y.S.).
On April 24th-25th, 2018, journalists from the world`s leading mass media outlets visited NUST MISIS to get acquainted with one of the leading Russian universities in science, education, and technology. Representatives of the leading state information agencies from Italy, Greece, Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, India and China examined NUST MISIS`s key scientific & technological locations & laboratories and went to working Moscow production plants where some of NUST MISIS’s advanced scientific achievements are used.
On April 26th, 2018, Rospatent published its annual ranking of the “100 Best Inventions of Russia”. A group of independent experts selected 100 inventions from the 34,000 patents given out in Russia in 2017.
NUST MISIS, one of Russia`s leading technological universities, and Sberbank, the leader in Russian banking, have signed a cooperation agreement for the implementation of joint research and innovation projects aimed at the development of new technologies in priority areas of cooperation.
On April 19th, 2018, NUST MISIS hosted the Day of Nationalities for the 5th time. 2000 guests presented their creative acts and national cuisine. Students — representatives of 22 nationalities from 18 Moscow universities, as well as representatives of embassies and official missions from ten countries, took part in the festival.
For her contribution to the development of international cooperation, Alevtina Chernikova, Rector of NUST MISIS, has been awarded with the Republic of Kazakhstan’s honorary medal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, named after Nazir Torekulov.